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The countdown to former World Boxing Council (WBC) silver champion Charles Manyuchi’s big night themed Restoration has gathered momentum, with a promotional parade being held along the Harare central business district yesterday. ...

THE National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe (NAAZ) has stepped up preparations to host this year’s edition of the JM Busha 54 Triangular Track and Field Series to be held at National sports Stadium on Africa Day. ...

CHAPUNGU are enjoying their best start to this year’s Premier Soccer League campaign and their win against a solid Caps United on Thursday saw them perching at the top of the log standings. ...

NATIONAL Association of Secondary Heads (NASH) has declared zero tolerance to age cheating, promising to eradicate the scourge that has previously tarnished the good work that the schools were doing to develop sports at grassroots level. ...

ZIFA has been banned by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) from using the National Sports Stadium for two matches as punishment for the stampede that occurred before the Warriors’ final Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Congo Brazzaville in March. ...

Striker Ngandu Mangala is back after serving his one match suspension, while the Cameroonian pair of Herve Mbega and Claude Junior Nkahan have fully recovered from injuries, giving Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya spoilt for choice ahead of their match against struggling Bulawayo Chiefs at Barbourfields this afternoon. ...

EXCITING winger Ian Nyoni was the toast of the day as Chapungu came from a goal down to hand log leaders Caps United their first defeat of the season in a scintillating PSL encounter at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

UNDER fire Highlanders FC coach Madinda Ndlovu has described their Sunday match against Herentals at Barbourfields Stadium as their imminent turning point, after a disastrous start to the Castle Lager Premier League 2019 season. ...

FC Platinum gaffer Norman Mapeza has demanded a swift response from his charges following a shock defeat away to TelOne last weekend, when the defending champions host stubborn ZPC Kariba at Mandava Stadium tomorrow. ...

ENGLISH sportswear and football equipment supplier Umbro and Zifa finally put an end to the speculation surrounding the Warriors kit after unveiling the new national teams’ home and away strips ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Egypt. ...

ZIMBABWE international and Orlando Pirates winger Kudakwashe Mahachi is optimistic about the Warriors chances of reaching the knockout stages of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Egypt next month. ...

ATHLETES Sports Management (ASM), the brainchild of former Zimbabwe rugby star Gerald Sibanda, will manage boxer Charles Manyuchi’s comeback fight against Argentine Pablo Acosta on Africa Day. ...

Zimbabwe senior netball team skipper Perpetual Siyachitema believes the Gems will leave a mark at the Telkom Netball Tournament to be held in South Africa at the weekend. ...

LOG leaders Caps United will be hoping to prove their championship credentials when they host high-flying Chapungu in a potentially feisty Castle Lager Premiership tie at the National Sports Stadium in Harare this afternoon. ...

Substitute Vince Mhandu scored as Black Rhinos got back to winning ways with a hard-fought victory over bottom side Bulawayo Chiefs at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

HIGHLANDERS board of directors has thrown its weight behind under-fire coach Madinda Ndlovu, whose future had remained a subject of speculation in recent weeks following a spate of dreadful results. ...

ZIMBABWE international striker Nyasha Mushekwi has bounced back into the national soccer team- after he was named in a 34-member provisional squad ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Egypt next month. ...

ARMY side Black Rhinos will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss to newcomers Mushowani Stars over the weekend when they take on bottom side Bulawayo Chiefs in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League encounter at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. ...

THE Warriors technical team, led by Sunday Chidzambga, are pursuing Costa Nhamoinesu with the hope of persuading him to reverse his decision to quit international football so that he can be part of the training squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. ...

National BMX Association of Zimbabwe (NBMXAZ) president Willem Krause is confident the team going to the UCI BMX World Championships slated for Zolder in Belgium from July 21 to 28 will bring glory. ...

THE fourth edition of the Old Mutual Dangamvura 10km Fun Run, which was slated for this weekend in Mutare, has been scrapped off the calendar due to budgetary constraints. ...

Lloyd Chitembwe’s off-season shrewd transfer business is starting to pay off with Caps United now bossing the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League where they are yet to taste defeat. ...

DOMINIC Chungwa scored the winner as Caps United beat Triangle at Gibbo Stadium yesterday to go top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table. ...

MDC has turned to top lawyer Thabani Mpofu to lead its appeal against a High Court ruling which declared as illegitimate its leader Nelson Chamisa (pictured). ...

THE Zimbabwe national women’s cricket team inched closer to a maiden T20 Women World Cup appearance after beating Namibia by 50 runs in the regional qualifiers final at Harare Sports Club yesterday, to progress to the final qualification hurdle. ...

DYNAMOS’ revival under Tonderai Ndiraya continued yesterday with a victory over Yadah Stars at Rufaro Stadium, but they had to work extra hard for their latest victory, their second on the bounce. ...

TelOne produced the biggest upset of the season so far when they beat champions FC Platinum at Luveve Stadium in Bulawayo yesterday, with Elasto Chigora’s 57th minute goal deciding the contest. ...

WESTERN CAPE — SWD Eagles snatched their first win of the campaign when they edged Zimbabwe Academy 31-30 (half-time 19-7) in their SuperSport Rugby Challenge match at a wind-swept D’Almeida Stadium in Mossel Bay yesterday. ...

MANICA Diamonds recovered from their two defeats to overcome a battling Herentals in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at the Nationals Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

After sitting out for the whole of last season due to a knee injury, Highlanders youthful and talented right back Bukhosi Ncube will again be sidelined for the greater part of the season, after picking up an injury in their match against Triangle at Barbourfields Stadium. ...